Protecting Public Health and the Environment.

Working at DEQ

Are you solution-oriented? Do you value teamwork? Are you passionate about protecting human health and the environment? Come join the DEQ team! 

We employ a variety of environmental professionals, including analysts, engineers, scientists, financial experts, communicators, human resource professionals, and administrators and offer excellent benefits and growth opportunities. 

DEQ is an equal opportunity employer and hires without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations may be given preference.

Internships

DEQ provides internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students interested in environmental engineering, water and air quality, environmental policy, and communications and outreach. For more information, contact Becky Pearson, Human Resource Specialist, at (208) 373–0333 or email DEQ.recruitment@deq.idaho.gov.

Information for Job Seekers

Current Job Openings

Classified Title:Engineering, Manager 1 
Working Title:Regional Engineering Manager
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade O : $29.67 - $36.00 per hour
Location:Twin Falls Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Apply By:Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2861709/regional-engineering-manager
Contact:Sue Switzer at (208) 737-3884


Classified Title:Analyst 3 
Working Title:401 Certification Lead
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $24.78 - $27.00 per hour
Location:Surface and Wastewater Division, State Office, Boise
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Monday, September 21, 2020
Apply By:Monday, October 5, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2865740/401-certification-lead
Contact:Michelle Dale at (208) 373-0187


Classified Title:NONCLS 
Working Title:Deputy Director - Department of Environmental Quality
Type:Non-Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:110,000 – 115,000 Annually
Location:Director’s Office, State Office, Boise
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Monday, September 21, 2020
Apply By:Monday, October 5, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2860791/deputy-director-department-of-environmental-quality
Contact:Sharon Haylett (208) 373-0195


Classified Title:Scientist 4 
Working Title:Senior Health Physicist
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $30.50 per hour
Location:Idaho Falls Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Friday, August 14, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2836310/senior-health-physicist
Contact:Landry Austin at (208) 528-2615


Classified Title:Engineer Tech 1 
Working Title:Senior Water Quality/Solid Waste Engineer
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $35.00 per hour
Location:Boise Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2747024/senior-water-quality-solid-waste-engineer
Contact:Valerie Greear at (208) 373-0459


Classified Title:Engineer Technical 1 
Working Title:Regional Engineering Manager
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $35.00 per hour
Location:Pocatello Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Friday, June 26, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2714004/regional-engineering-manager
Contact:Bruce Olenick at (208) 239-5000


Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.


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Staff Contacts

HR Specialist
Becky Pearson
1410 N. Hilton St.
Boise, ID 83706
208-373-0479
Becky.Pearson@deq.idaho.gov

DEQ Resources

Employee Benefits Overview

More Information

DEQ.recruitment@deq.idaho.gov
or (208) 373-0333

Idaho Division of Human Resources
700 W. State St.
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-2263
www.dhr.idaho.gov

Related Pages

About the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality